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This table shows the level of knowledge of contraceptive methods among all women and men age15-49, as well as among those who are currently married and those who are unmarried but sexually active. Knowledge of any contraceptive method is generally high in The Gambia, with 96 percent of currently married women and 99 percent of currently married men knowing at least one method. Although women are the users of most of these methods, the mean number of methods known is higher among married men than women . Sexually active unmarried respondents are most likely to have heard of any method (100 percent of both women and men), followed by those who are currently married (96 percent of women and 99 percent of men) and all respondents (96 percent of women and 98 percent of men).
Percentage of all respondents, currently married respondents, and sexually active unmarried respondents age 15-49 who have heard of any contraceptive method, by specific method.